Berkeley Fluids Seminar

University of California, Berkeley

Bring your lunch and enjoy learning about fluids!

Spring 2015

February 3, 2015

Patrick Huerre (Hydrodynamics Laboratory, Ecole Polytechnique)

Instabilities in Shear Flows: Local versus Global Analyses

February 11, 2015

Prof Helge Andersson (Department of Energy, NTNU)

Coriolis force effects on turbulent shear flows

February 17, 2015

Daniel Lecoanet (Physics, Berkeley)

An Open-Source, Flexible, Spectral PDE Solver

February 24, 2015

Dr. Mahdi Esmaily-Moghadam (Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University)

Developing multiscale computational tools to make predictive-based improvement in clinical medicine

March 3, 2015

Dr. Lev Barash (Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics)

Dependence of fluid flows in an evaporating sessile droplet on the characteristics of the substrate

March 11, 2015

Prof. Jean Hertzberg (University of Colorado, Boulder)

From Flow Visualization to Beauty, Power, Destruction and Oddness

March 17, 2015

Dr. Eric Arobone (Stanford University)

How Symmetric is Symmetric Instability?

April 3, 2015

Dr. Alexander Tchekhovskoy (Astrophysics, Berkeley)

Getting the Most out of a Black Hole

April 8, 2015

Dr. Da Yang (UC Berkeley)

The Madden-Julian Oscillation, an atmospheric enigma

April 15, 2015

Prof. Pascale Garaud (Applied Mathematics, UC Santa Cruz)

Shear instabilities at low Peclet number

April 21, 2015

Dr. Daniel Livescu (Los Alamos National Lab)

An overview of recent results on Rayleigh-Taylor instability

April 28, 2015

Luming Wang (Mathematics, Berkeley)

High-order Discontinuous Galerkin methods for compressible flows on moving-domains with large deformation

May 5, 2015

Dr. Geoff Vasil (The University of Sydney)

Is the sun rapidly rotating?

May 12, 2015

Dr. Cédric Beaume (Imperial College London)

Transitional shear flows: computing exact coherent states in two dimensions

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